Claim for Medicare Levy Reduction

(Australia) The Claim for Medicare Levy Reduction check box on the PR Employees form, Add'l Info tab.

For use with STP Phase 2 only.

Select this check box if this employee claimed a Medicare Levy Reduction.

Leave this check box unselected if:

  • the employee is fully exempt from the Medicare Levy; that is, the employee is assigned a Scale of 5 or 95 on the Filing Status tab in PR Employees.
  • the employee requested additional withholding for the Medicare Levy Surcharge (the Additional Withholding for Medicare Levy Surcharge check box is selected).
  • the employee did not claim a Medicare Levy Reduction.